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Verizon, Cable Lobby Oppose Spec-Bump For Broadband Definition

97cobra No braodband at all (255 comments)

We have about two dozen houses up our valley but the only internet available to us is satellite, strictly because the cable company doesn't want to string half a mile of cable up our poles. Some of the houses have DSL but only the first few people whom signed up received it ( only so many ports at the switching station).

4 days ago

Cable TV Prices Rising At Four Times the Inflation Rate

97cobra Re:Obamacable (286 comments)

If you like your channels, you can keep your channels.

about 8 months ago

Game of Thrones Author George R R Martin Writes with WordStar on DOS

97cobra Re:The Good Old Days! (522 comments)

this this this

about 9 months ago

US Climate Report Says Global Warming Impact Already Severe

97cobra Re:sigh (627 comments)

401Ks were never meant as a retirement vehicle, they are a tax dodge for rich CEOs. Learn to invest the money yourself or work for a company that has a professionally managed retirement plan.

about 9 months ago

How Many People Does It Take To Colonize Another Star System?

97cobra Loc Ness Monster (392 comments)

Yet you only need one or two Loc Ness Monsters or a few Bigfoot(s) to keep a viable colony going for centuries. Oh wait, maybe that why there are no Bigfeet or Nessies about.

about 10 months ago

Firefox OS Will Become the Mobile OS To Beat

97cobra Re:If it runs as crappy as their browser (205 comments)

I'm with you. I just upgraded to v27.0.1. It has crashed 5 times more in the last week than v20.x did in the previous year. What a piece of crap.

about a year ago

Why We Love Firefox, and Why We Hate It

97cobra it's the awful bar stupid (665 comments)

Firefox has sucked since the introduction of the awful bar !!!!
Let me use the computer the way I wish, not the way some marketing survey of noobs decrees.

more than 2 years ago

NASA Wants Revolutionary Radiation Shielding Tech

97cobra This is easy... (160 comments)

Just go at night.

more than 3 years ago

Stargate Universe Cancelled

97cobra Missing key for nerds (762 comments)

There were no hot chicks in tight leather catsuits ..... you know.... like Legend Of The Seeker

more than 4 years ago

NASA Scientists Levitate Mice

97cobra News at 11 (237 comments)

NASA invents mice that always point north......

more than 5 years ago

NASA Scientists Levitate Mice

97cobra This is convenient (237 comments)

No more cages needed. Just stick your pets to the refrigerator. Hold up your kids paintings, business cards or notes to the spouse.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Pushes For Single Global Patent System

97cobra Too late (495 comments)

Too late. I've already patented a Global Patent System.

Now pay up Bill.

more than 5 years ago

California To Move To Online Textbooks

97cobra Lowers Global Warming (468 comments)

With not as many physical books around, the fires (when the book burning starts) will be smaller. This leads to lower greenhouse gasses. Plus, I wont hurt my back as much while piling the books on the fire.

Al Gore

more than 5 years ago

Firefox 3.5 Beta Boosts Open Video Standard

97cobra Long live FF 2.xx (281 comments)

Just say NO to the AwfulBar !!!!

more than 5 years ago

Mozilla Preparing To Scrap Tabbed Browsing?

97cobra Awful Bar (554 comments)

Aza Raskin probably thought the Awful Bar was a good idea as well. If you want to get rid of something, start with that one.

more than 5 years ago

Texas Vote May Challenge Teaching of Evolution

97cobra High School Textbooks (1306 comments)

The only thing more poorly written than a highschool science textbook is a highschool history textbook.

more than 5 years ago

Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 Released

97cobra Re:Great (273 comments)

I too refuse to upgrade because of the unawesome bar BS.

more than 5 years ago


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